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The Book of Hardy Flowers, Thomas, H. H.
101 The Book of Hardy Flowers
Thomas, H. H.
London / New York Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1915 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with decorated binding (red. blue. greem and white garden scene on cover and spine), gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. Pin-head size spots of wear to corners, a few slight bubbles to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; brief previous owner inscription on back of front free endpaper. 492 pp. with index. Beautifully illustrated with thirty-six color phtographs by H. Esenhigh Corke and sixty-four half-tone plates. Frontis color photograph of Shirley Poppies with clean tissue guard. Solid, collectible first edition. "A simple and complete descriptive guide to the cultivation in gardens of the trees and shrubs, perennial and annual flowers, that are hardy, or are suitable for planting out-of-doors in summer, in the British Isles and other temperate countries. 020628

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Tips for the Lazy Gardener, Tilgner, Linda
102 Tips for the Lazy Gardener
Tilgner, Linda
New York Wings 1994 0517101092 / 9780517101094 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing hardcover book in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue paper-covered boards with green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with very slight yellowing to paper. Illustrated with drawings. 124 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024673

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Hunza: Adventures in a Land of Paradise, Tobe, John H.
103 Hunza: Adventures in a Land of Paradise
Tobe, John H.
Emmaus, Pennsylvania Rodale Books, Inc. 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Stated First Printing. Clean hardcover book in somewhat tattered dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 646 pages with index. Dust jacket has 3/4" loss at top spine edge, corner piece missing at base of rear panel, other small edge chips, closed tear along rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing adventure through the land of the Hunzas in northern India, where people have exceptional health and a fabulous reputation for growing health-giving foods. Gardening and health secrets revealed! 027178

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104 Herbs: How to Grow Them and How to Use Them
Webster, Helen Noyes
Boston Charles T. Branford Co. 1947 4th Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
198 pgs. VG+ Very clean light brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Pages are clean. No names or bookplates inside. 8vo. Gardening. 003831

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Growing & Using the Healing Herbs, Weiss, Gaea and Shandor
105 Growing & Using the Healing Herbs
Weiss, Gaea and Shandor
Wings Books 1992 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Printing of Wings Books Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Well-illustrated with drawings. 360 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A complete resource guide to integrating the ancient and rich herbal healing heritage into our modern lives; planting and caring for your own herb garden; making simple, safe herbal preparations. 024082

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Forcing, Etc. - the indoor gardener's guide to bringing bulbs, branches & houseplants into bloom., Whiteside, Katherine
106 Forcing, Etc. - the indoor gardener's guide to bringing bulbs, branches & houseplants into bloom.
Whiteside, Katherine
New York Workman Publishing Company 1999 0761115129 / 9780761115120 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean bright original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean lavender endpapers; no names, writing or marks. High quality glossy paper, illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. 154 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024691

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Bringing a Garden to Life, Williams,  Carol
107 Bringing a Garden to Life
Williams, Carol
New York Bantam 1998 055309680X / 9780553096804 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in "as new" condition in clean bright unclipped jacket. Clean turquoise boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Newton H. Stubbing. 204 pages with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (22.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful book of ordinary wisdom which teaches you how to plant, compost, and prune, and, along the way, how to live. 022646

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Are There Faeries At the Bottom of Your Garden?, Williams, Betsy
108 Are There Faeries At the Bottom of Your Garden?
Williams, Betsy
Andover, Massachusetts Betsy Williams 1994 First Paperback Fine 
Paperback booklet with stapled binding, SIGNED by the author. Art embellishments by Ned Williams. Very clean illustrated cover - no creasing or wear. Inscribed and signed by author on inside front cover: "May faeries always dance in your garden! - Betsy Williams. Faerie lore, Faerie Festival Projects, Faery Festival recipes, making faerie dust, building faerie houses and more. 50 pages. 027161

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Aristocrats of the Garden (Two Volumes, Complete), Wilson, Ernest H.
109 Aristocrats of the Garden (Two Volumes, Complete)
Wilson, Ernest H.
Boston, Massachusetts The Stratford Company 1932 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful two-volume set (complete) in original clean dust jackets. Very clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on covers and spines. No fading or wear. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Gilt top page edges. Author was former keeper of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Volume I - 312 pages with index; Volume II - 288 pages with index. Both books have clean unchipped dust jackets (not price clipped) with short closed edge tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. Information on the origin and history, names and idiosyncrasies, propagation and development of those plants which are the most beautiful and useful in gardens - the Aristocrats. Also valuable information regarding trees, shrubs and vines through many years of practical experience, by long test and unending patience of the author. 026227

Price: 75.00 USD
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110 Managing Your Personal Food Supply
Wolf, Ray
Emmaus, PA Rodale Press 1977 0-87857-121-3 / 9780878571215 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. P/O inscription on front free endpaper. All text pages clean and bright. 467 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has 3 small closed edgetears (1/4" or less). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Chapters on nutrition, growing your own food, raising livestock, purchasing the best food, preserving food, and using your food supply more efficiently. 004798

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Garden, You, and I, Wright, Mabel Osgood
111 The Garden, You, and I
Wright, Mabel Osgood
New York Macmillan 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (Published June, 1906). Clean decorated American trade binding. Clean unworn light beige ribbed cloth boards with black and red botanical decoration, gold and black lettering on cover and spine. Very tiny pinpoint spot of wear at top spine edge. One small faint spot to rear board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name and date (Christmas 1910) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Many photographic illustrations throughout. 397 pages. 024326

Price: 35.00 USD
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Weeds are More Fun, Wright, Priscilla Hovey
112 Weeds are More Fun
Wright, Priscilla Hovey
Boston Hale, Cushman & Flint 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Anne Cleveland, Illustrator 
Clean pale green boards with dark green lettering on cover and spine. Hint of browning to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 123 pgs. with delightful illustrations by Anne Cleveland. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow chip at top edge of rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Under the author's satirical microscope, the Great American Garden Movement (gag'm for short) shows up with pitiless clarity. A witty dissection of all that gardeners hold dear. 8vo. Gardening. 012551

Price: 20.00 USD
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